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Date Issued
May 22, 2023
Closed Date
September 29, 2023
OIG Component Office
Until program-specific fraud risk assessments are completed, revise the PIIA fraud risk questionnaire process to compensate for the lack of program-specific fraud risk assessments.
Program Office
Chief Financial Officer
Questioned Costs
Better Funds Use
Publication Report Number

Related Recommendations

Recomendation Status Date Issued Summary
2023-FO-0009-001-A Open May 22, 2023 Establish an improper payment council within HUD that consists of senior accountable officials from across the Department with a role in the effort that would work to identify risks and challenges to compliance and identify solutions as a collaborative group.
2023-FO-0009-001-B Open May 22, 2023 Develop and complete a detailed plan and timeline for completing compliant PIH-TBRA and PBRA program estimates and ensure that the improper payment council prioritizes completion of the plan in time for fiscal year 2023 reporting.
2023-FO-0009-001-C Closed May 22, 2023 Develop a secure platform for the collection and storage of PIIA data that contain PII and formally assign a staff with adequate training and skillsets to administer the data and application (including maintaining and managing access controls of a chosen application that will be used to store the PIIA data with PII).
2023-FO-0009-002-A Closed May 22, 2023 Reevaluate the methodology and reassess the weight assigned to each risk factor to ensure that appropriate weight is given to risks associated with non-Federal administrators or consider doing one risk assessment for HUD’s internal payment cycle and another risk assessment for the non-Federal entities that administer HUD’s program funds.
2023-FO-0009-002-C Closed May 22, 2023 Reassess the Homeless Assistance Grants program as part of the fiscal year 2023 risk assessment.